Country Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Country Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Country Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 cups water
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar, heaping firmly packed
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 packages yeast (or about 2 tablespoons)
  • ⅓ cup very warm water
  • pinch of sugar
  • 5 cups flour
Instructions
  1. Boil water and pour over oats. Let cool until lukewarm. Add brown sugar and oil. Dissolve yeast in ⅓ C water. Sprinkle with a pinch of sugar. Let raise and add to rest of mixture. Stir in salt, add flour, and knead by hand til dough is smooth. Leave dough in same bowl, cover with a towel, and let raise for 1 hour. Divide dough and form into two loaves. Grease bread pans and sprinkle with oats. Place loaves into pans. Let raise again, then bake at 350F for 35 minutes. Butter tops after baking while still hot.

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